SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks is recalling stainless-steel straws it sold in its stores and online after three reports of children suffering “mouth lacerations” while using them. The Seattle-based company says about 2.5 million of the straw sets were sold in the U.S., and 301,000 were sold in Canada. The straws have a ridge at the […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Despite removing over 60 doormats carrying images of Hindu deities in June after Hindus protested, President of Universal Society of Hinduism Rajan Zed said Amazon.com continues to sell products with images of deities, which Hindus find highly inappropriate. Images of Shiva, Vishnu, Lakshmi, Ganesha, Kali, and Hanuman were seen on […]
A vegan propaganda table at a Goldfinger concert was what first drew Filipino chef Kristina Glinoga’s awareness to the issues surrounding industrial meats and animal husbandry.
When was the last time you noticed the sign on your favorite restaurant or coffee shop’s bathroom? You might have seen changes recently.
Tucked in the middle of Chinatown is a new Vietnamese dessert establishment — the very first of its kind in Seattle.
When Arry Yu entered a hackathon contest at a Seattle Startup Weekend meet up, she may not have expected to create a growing dotcom business out of it.
King County Det. Jessica Santos is the person sex offenders turn to when they don’t want to commit a crime. She’s one of the few Asian American faces at the King County Sheriff’s Office, and a single mother.
If you missed the first Chinatown Happy Hour Food Walk last month, you have another chance to experience it on June 16. To enjoy great food at low prices, start with Dim Sum King located at 617 South Jackson Street. At $4, you get a dim sum sample plate with five items, such as hum […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Amazon.com removed the doormats carrying images of various Hindu deities from its website within 24 hours after Hindus protested last week. #BoycottAmazon soon started trending on social media with outraged people venting out on the company. Images of Hindu gods depicted on the doormats — Shiva, Vishnu, Krishna, Ganesha, Venkateswara, […]
Walter Kwan, founder of Top Gun Restaurant and O’Asian, died on May 26. The cause of Kwan’s death was an aneurysm.